Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, homeless pets need love this holiday season and there’s no better way to toast the holidays and spread that giving feel than with Much Love Animal Rescue holiday cards and inserts. With your purchase of a holiday donation cards and inserts, you’ll help save the lives of homeless…Read More
Common Household Items That Are Toxic To Pets
The ASPCA published this great guide to household items that could be toxic to our furry friends! The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) in Urbana, IL., handled more than 167,000 calls involving pets exposed to possibly poisonous substances . Nearly 16% of those calls were from pet parents whose pets got into medicines intended…Read More
Helpful Hints on How to Choose a Dog
We love this article, filled with helpful hints on how to choose the perfect pooch match for you! http://animals.howstuffworks.com/pets/how-to-choose-a-pet-dog.htmRead More
Radar Love: This Much Love Dog Gives Back By Doing Homechecks!
Radar, formerly know as “Little Tuna” when he was up for adoption as a Much Love dog, has done over 100 home checks for potential foster and adoptive homes for us! Radar’s parents, Larry S. and Jeanne P. are some of our most generous supporters, and Larry, Radar’s proud papa, is a lead volunteer and…Read More
Much Love Named One of Top Ten Rescues in LA!
We’re number one! Pardee Properties has named Much Love to it’s top ten animal rescues in Los Angeles. We just happen to be in the number one slot and we will accept the accolades with gratitude. Our volunteers and staff work tirelessly on behalf of the animals and we get so much joy from it!…Read More
Fostering an Animal: Instant Love
Friend of Much Love George Hobbs wrote this beautiful essay on how fostering for an animal rescue (George was a wonderful foster for Much Love for many years) is a way to give love and get love. A perfect thought as we walk into 2014 with our four-legged friends! You can find this and George’s…Read More
Teach Your Children Well: Foster An Animal For Much Love This Holiday Season!
Fostering or adopting a pet can be as valuable to the animal as it is to the adoptive family. For children, especially, the lessons that come with fostering or adopting an animal can have both immediate and long-term benefits. Here are five reasons why fostering or adopting a dog or cat is a great option…Read More
Black is Beautiful! Adopt a Black Dog or Cat in November
Following the lead of Best Friends Animal Society we are dubbing November as “Adopt a Black Dog or Cat” month! For some reason, black dogs and cats are not favored and have a harder time finding forever homes. We know that black is beautiful and we want to encourage potential adopters to check out our…Read More
Are Your Dogs Prepared for Halloween?
From the Whole Dog Journal, PetMD, and the ASPCA, great tips for prepping your dog for lots of ghoulish and cute visitors this Halloween: Every year for the past seven years, I’ve experienced a Halloween preview that used to be more stressful for my pets than Halloween itself. I live across the street from a…Read More
If You Feed Your Dog Jerky Treats, Please Read This Post
The Today show did a piece on an informal recall of several brands of chicken jerky treats made in China. These treats have sickened hundreds of dogs, and the FDA still does not know the actual cause. Please click here to read the full article: http://www.nbcnews.com/health/pet-jerky-treat-mystery-nearly-600-animals-dead-still-no-8C11436330?utm_source=Daily+Skimm&utm_campaign=705476b3f9-daily_skimm&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_74efee6205-705476b3f9-23117097Read More
Little Chef, Big Appetite, Bigger Heart!
We got the inside scoop from the author of the fantabulously brilliant foodie blog, Little Chef Big Appetite of what is sure to be your favorite Halloween/Thanksgiving treat: Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits! Because really, these holidays are all about the dogs, aren’t they? Whether it’s dressing your favorite 80 lb.pit mix in a…Read More
Yum Yum! Much Love Featured in Daily Candy LA’s Weekend Edition!
We were so thrilled to find a promotion for Much Love’s foster program and adoption in this week’s Daily Candy dispatch. Please click on this link to read the post and see Brody in all his glory, photo by Lisa Dragani: http://www.dailycandy.com/los-angeles/article/158109/Los-Angeles-Events-and-Diversions?et_cid=66382&et_rid=126602 And please pass the link along to your networks–thank you!Read More
Paradise Found: Fostering For Much Love
The images that you see here are not fake! Yes, dogs and cats CAN get along and ARE actually this cute in real life! Artie the kitten (pictured here sleeping with former Much Love foster dog and now adopted dog Harlow) is being fostered by the same couple who are also fostering Tamar, the impossibly…Read More
Looking for a new rental apartment or home that accepts pets?
Moving is always stressful and hectic! If you allow enough time and use the resources available to you, you can make a move an easy thing for you and your pet. We find that people who wait until the last minute to look for a rental are the pet owners that feel forced to give…Read More
Lisa Dragani Photography Offer To All Much Love Adopters
If you’ve ever marveled at the beautiful portraits of our Much Love dogs and cats on the website, chances are you’ve been admiring the work of one of our most tireless volunteers, professional photographer Lisa Dragani. Lisa’s generosity towards our animals and towards Much Love is seemingly never ending! Now adopting from Much Love…Read More
From Whole Dog Journal: What To Do About Doggie OCD
The good folks at Whole Food Journal sent out a dispatch on the real problem of doggie OCD, and we wanted to share it with you: Help for OCD Dogs Why you should (and how you can) cure your dog’s obsessive-compulsive disorder. You’ve probably heard about people who wash their hands repeatedly until the skin…Read More
From The Best Friend’s Blog: The Holy Grail of Spay/Neuter
From time to time, we like to re-post blogs from Best Friends Animal Society, and Gregory Castle, CEO of Best Friends has written a really interesting post on the developments in the world of non-surgical spay and neuter. According to many vet’s, pharmaceutical spay and neuter is the new frontier in reducing the homeless pet…Read More
Consider The Cat
But, cats are clawing for attention too. Feline friends make fantastic pets, particularly for those wanting a more docile and low maintenance animal around. Here are 10 reasons cats make great house companions: 1. They don’t need a yard. Bonus for all you apartment-dwellers! 2. The really need very little space in general and will…Read More
Meeeeow! Cat Population Explodes and Much Love Needs Fosters
In the past month, Much Love has seen a gigantic uptick in kittens and cats at the shelter and living as strays. This time of year is ideal for creating awareness among our community of the growing cat population. Cat communities across America are experiencing a population explosion, as the annual phenomenon of spring mating…Read More
Fostering a Cat: You Get Much More Than You Give
Below is a wonderful story from volunteer Amy I. on how fostering a cat can bring joy not only to our feline friends, but to the foster “mom” as well. If you’d like to foster a cat (or dog) for Much Love, please fill out a short application here and we will contact you! She…Read More